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    Budapest & Prague by Rail

    Tour Details

    8 Days

    Independent Package Includes

    • Flights New York-Budapest, Prague-New York
      Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
    • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
    • 6 nights accommodations in your choice of hotels
      • 3 nights Budapest
      • 3 nights Prague
    • Transportation between cities via First Class rail  or Standard rail with reserved seats ♦
    • Breakfast daily

    ♦ Upgrade to First Class rail is available

    Starting prices shown are departing from New York / JFK. Prices vary depending on date and if you need a different departure city. Packages are offered year round but are subject to availability. All prices shown are per person based on 2 travelers.

    *Not Included:
    Transfers, optional tours and gratuities.
    Additional Information:
    Transportation from Budapest to Prague will be provided by motor coach or train. The mode of transportation will be stated in your final documents.

    Entry Requirements:
    Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary.

    Is This Trip Right for You?

    This independent program allows the flexibility to explore on your own. Affordable optional sightseeing excursions are available to enhance your holiday.

    Day #3 Budapest City Tour (#3) 10:00 AM - $25.00

    Today, enjoy a comprehensive panoramic city tour of Budapest. Beginning in Pest, view the Hungarian Parliament Building before crossing the Danube via the Margaret Bridge. The tour continues to the Royal Castle on the Buda side. Once there, visit the Fisherman's Bastion on Castle Hill and the 13th-century Matthias Coronation Church. Following a photo stop at the Citadel on Mount Gellert, which offers one of the most spectacular views of the city, cross the Elisabeth Bridge and drive toward Heroes' Square, the central site of the Millennium Memorial and the statesmen sculptures. Upon your return to the city center, enjoy views of the Opera House and St. Stephen's Basilica in passing. Departs at 10:00 am. Pick-up from hotel 30 minutes prior to departure time. Drop-off at city center. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

    Day #4 Szentendre Nostalgia 10:00 AM - $38.50

    Visit Szentendre, the colorful artists' village. Upon arrival, enjoy a leisurely walk through the Baroque city center and coffee and cake at the Confectionery Museum, followed by free time to shop in the charming boutiques or visit the Kovács Múzeum. Afterward, return by motor coach to Budapest. Departs at 10:00 am. Pick-up from hotel 30 minutes prior to departure time. Drop-off at city center. Approximate tour duration is 4.5 hours.

    Day #4 Budapest by Night with dinner 7:00 PM - $61.00

    Experience Budapest by night, the flood-lit "Paris of the East." Dine this evening in a traditional restaurant in the hills of Buda, and enjoy a 3-course meal with wine. After dinner, take a glimpse into the fascinating aural culture of Hungary with an entertaining folkloric show. Return to Budapest, admiring charming views of the city by night. Departs at 7:00 pm. Pick-up from hotel 30 minutes prior to departure time. Drop-off at your hotel, or Monte Carlo Budapest. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.

    Day #5 Prague Hop On/Hop Off Tour - 1 Day Pass - $25.00

    See Prague in a relaxing way with the Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour. Explore at your own pace for 24 hours, getting on and off at any of the 25 stops as often as you wish. Shop, see the sights, and have fun creating your very own itinerary. Headphones are provided and an audio guide is available in 13 languages. Tour also includes a one-hour panoramic river cruise. Departs every 15-20 minutes from Na Prikope 23. Apr-Oct: First tour departs 9:00 am, last tour departs 6:00 pm. Nov-Mar: First tour departs 9:30 am, last tour departs 5:00 pm. Times are approximate & subject to change.

    Day #6 - Cesky Krumlov - $81.00

    This morning, travel through the picturesque landscape of Southern Bohemia to Cesky Krumlov, a fairy-tale town with a maze of narrow cobbled streets. Declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site in 1992, Cesky Krumlov has earned an international reputation for its State Castle* and Chateau, one of the largest in Central Europe equipped with historical furniture, art, tapestries and richly decorated weapons. Admire the world's oldest preserved baroque theatre in the castle garden. Enjoy a guided walk through the town and its Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance houses that originated as mansions of noblemen families - the Rožmberks, the Schwarzenbergs and the Eggenbergs. Lunch is included in a medieval tavern.

    Day #7 Grand City Tour with Cruise 10:00 AM - $29.00

    This morning, travel by coach while learning the history of Prague and its famous neighborhoods (Old Town, New Town, Lesser Town). Continue by foot to view the Prague Castle complex and the many historical buildings therein. Afterwards, enjoy a relaxing boat tour that views Charles Bridge, St. Vitus Cathedral, Petrin Hill and the National Theatre, Prague's main cultural attractions. Continue with a pleasant walk through the Jewish town to the Old Town Square where the tour ends. Departs 10:00 a.m. from Na Príkope, 23. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure. Drop-off at Old Town Square. Approximate tour duration is 3.5 hours. Day #7 01 Apr 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $29.00

    Art Nouveau Palace – 4 + Star

    This superior first class hotel is located in the historical city center of Prague close to Old Town Square.  Situated on the corner of Panska and Jindrisska street, the hotel is within walking distance of historic city sites such as The State Opera, Charles Bridge and Wenceslas Square. Shopping and entertainment districts are practically at the hotel's doorstep.

    K+K Hotel Opera – 4 Star

    This first class hotel is located in the center of the city, next door to the State Opera House.   The hotel is in central Budapest next door to the State Opera House, and it is a short walk to the pedestrian zone. The "Opera" metro station is just outside the hotel and 2.5 miles from the railway station. Ideal location to take in many of the city's sights and attractions.

    Park Inn Prague – 4 Star

    This first class hotel is located in "Prague 2" in the New Town area close to the Vltava River and the Vysehrad Castle.  The hotel is located in "Prague 2" in the New Town area approximately 15 minutes from the city center. It is surrounded by a neighborhood of cobblestone streets and charming courtyards. It is close to the banks of the Vltava River and Vysehrad Castle (approx. 5 minute walk).

    Danubius Hotel Astoria – 4 Star

    This first class hotel is located in the heart of the city within walking distance of the business and shopping areas.  The hotel is located in the heart of Budapest, within walking distance of the city's main shopping area and attractions. It is 2.5 miles from the Keleti railway station, and less than a mile from the cultural and shopping areas of Vaci Street.

    Hotel Atlantic – 3 Star

    This tourist class hotel is located in the heart of Prague close to its major attractions.  Hotel is situated a short walk from the Municipal House and Na Prikopech shopping area. Ideal location to explore Prague: Old Town 0.8 mile, Charles Bridge 0.9 mile, Wenceslas Square 0.7 mile, and Powder Tower 0.3 mile from hotel. Namesti Republiky Subway is only 160 yards from the hotel. Parking is available in the hotel´s courtyard and costs EUR 20.00 per day. Parking space must be reserved, in advance, with the hotel.

    NH Prague – 4 Star

    This first class hotel is located in the Preferred 5th District of Prague. The hotel is situated about a 15 minute drive from the Prague castle area and about a 10 minute drive from Old Town. Hotel is across from the Mozart Museum. It is a 10 minute walk to the Andel Tram (which runs 24 hours) and Metro (only a few stops from the city center).

    Ibis Heroes Square – 3 Star

    This tourist class hotel is located nearby Heroes Square. The hotel is within half a mile of Heroes Square, Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, and Vajdahunyad Castle. The Parliament Building and St. Stephen's Basilica are within two miles of the hotel. A subway station is a short five minute walk away.

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